Commutative Algebra and Invariants of Groups

Lecture hours/location: Tue/Thu 10:30-11:45, LH4
Instructor: Manoj Kummini. Email: mkummini AT cmi DOT ac DOT in.
Office: Room FR-3.
Office Hours: Thursdays 0900-1015

Important information: Course description: Textbook: D. J. Benson, Polynomial Invariants of Finite Groups, London Mathematical Society Lecture Notes No. 190, Cambridge University Press.
Additional references: R. P. Stanley, Invariants Of Finite Groups and Their Applications to Combinatorics Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. (New Series), vol. 1, no. 3, 1979.

Grading: Assignments (40%), Oral examination (30%) Class presentation (30%).

Prerequisites: Commutative algebra, at the level of Atiyah-Macdonald, Introduction to Commutative Algebra Chapters 1-8 and 11 or Serre, Local Algebra, Chapters I-III (except Sections II.A.3 and III.C).

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